Emergence of Global Heartland

The Emergence of the Global Heartland

New Report from Heartland Forward — A global heartland is emerging as the U.S. Heartland’s share of foreign-born population has risen from 23.5 percent in 2010 to 31.1 percent.
San Francisco and the tech industry symbolize the rise of corporate-state tyranny

The Rise of Corporate–State Tyranny

In explaining his shift away from Maoist economics, Deng Xiao Ping, chairman of the Chinese Communist Party, described his market-oriented changes as “socialism with Chinese characteristics.” Today, American businesses, as well as the media and academic establishments that serve them, increasingly embrace what can best be described as “Chinese capitalism with American characteristics.”
Then Vice-President Joe Biden speaks at a meeting of the European Parliament

How America Turned Into the EU

Now that “progressives” have returned to the White House, aping the EU has become policy. President Joe Biden has already sought to federalize many functions that historically have been under local control.


What happened to social democracy? Joel Kotkin talks with Amanda Vanstone.


Beyond Feudalism

Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky examine how California drifted toward feudalism, and how it can restore upward mobility for middle and working-class citizens.

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Toward More Equitable Urban Growth ReportBeyond Gentrification

This new report explores how unbalanced urban growth has exacerbated class divisions.

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